1 Not a soul did I meet all the way down, though a cab or two went past me.
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2 In his eagerness he had wandered far past the ravines which were known to him, and it was no easy matter to pick out the path which he had taken.
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3 In past years Mr. Jones, although a hard master, had been a capable farmer, but of late he had fallen on evil days.
4 They explained that by their studies of the past three months the pigs had succeeded in reducing the principles of Animalism to Seven Commandments.
5 But at this moment the three cows, who had seemed uneasy for some time past, set up a loud lowing.
6 After the hoisting of the flag, the animals were required to file past the skull in a reverent manner before entering the barn.
7 A special committee of pigs had been at work upon them for the past three weeks.
8 They added that Snowball had privately admitted to them that he had been Jones's secret agent for years past.
9 The animals filed slowly past, and each gazed his fill.
10 At about half past nine Napoleon, wearing an old bowler hat of Mr. Jones's, was distinctly seen to emerge from the back door, gallop rapidly round the yard, and disappear indoors again.
11 She was two years past the retiring age, but in fact no animal had ever actually retired.
12 There had also been a very strange custom, whose origin was unknown, of marching every Sunday morning past a boar's skull which was nailed to a post in the garden.
13 Then, hesitating, dribbled past.
14 This is the burden that the past laid on me, last little donkey in the long caravanserai crossing the desert.
15 She had come out on to the path that led past the greenhouse.